Table 1

Overview of four genome-scale constraint-based models related to ethanol or butanol production.

C. thermocellum iSR432

C. acetobutylicum [20]

C. acetobutylicum CacMBEL502 [21]

S. cerevisiae iND750 [3]


Genome size

3.8 Mb

4.1 Mb

4.1 Mb

12.2 Mb

ORFs

3307

4017

4017

6276

Included genes

432

458

432

750

Enzyme complexes

72

n/aa

36

86

Isozyme cases

70

n/a

n/a

145

Reactions (excluding exchanges)

577

552

502

1150

Transport

73

80

71

308

Gene associated

463

414

431

810

Non-gene associated intracellular

60

119

n/a

123

Non-gene associated transports

54

19

n/a

216

Distinct metabolites

525

488

479

646


an/a -- data not available

Roberts et al. BMC Systems Biology 2010 4:31   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-4-31

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